Nerocila phaeopleura   Bleeker,  1857 (Isopod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Isopoda
Family:Cymothoidae

Image copyrights: Rameshkumar, G

Description
Color: Brown or pale brown.

Head quadrate, eyes distinct. First and second antenna composed of nine and ten articles. Pleonic appendages with setae. Inner margin of endopod of uropod not serrated.

Host: Istiophrous platypterus.


Synonym (s)
Nerocila phaeopleura Bleeker, 1857

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Canning INDIA (Record: 22/02/1986)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA (Record: 04/2009)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Ghatak, SS (1995) Isopoda: Crustacea Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 191-197 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rameshkumar, G and Ravichandran, S (2010) New host record, Rastrelliger kanagurta, for Nerocila phaeopleura Parasites (crustacea, isopoda, cymothoidae) Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research IDOSI 5(1) 54-56 Available at - www.idosi.org/mejsr/mejsr5(1)/10.pdf

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